Bear hugs, security ejections and umbrellas just in case: Inside Rishi Sunakas general election rally
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 22:14:41 GMT
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Dried off and ready to go again, Rishi Sunak greets Tory election candidates under the roof of the Excel Centre



General election during Scottish school holidays shows adisrespecta, says John Swinney
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 21:47:11 GMT
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Rishi Sunak calling a general election during Scotland's summer school holidays shows "disrespect," John Swinney has said.



Sky News crew thrown out of Tory election campaign launch live on air
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 21:35:08 GMT
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Security guards also follow political correspondent walking outside building



Reporter aforcibly removeda from Sunakas first election campaign rally live on air
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 21:28:28 GMT
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A Sky News reporter appeared to be kicked out of from Rishi Sunak's Conservative Party general election campaign launch event on Wednesday, 22 May.



Labour shadow minister reveals general election falls on wedding anniversary
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 21:22:50 GMT
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A Labour shadow minister has revealed he'll be spending his wedding anniversary campaigning - as it falls on the date Rishi Sunak announced as the general election.



Watch: Rishi Sunak launches Conservative general election campaign
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 21:08:37 GMT
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Rishi Sunak launched the Conservative Party's general election campaign in London on Wednesday, 22 May.



Watch: Paula Vennells gives evidence at Post Office Horizon IT inquiry
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 21:08:11 GMT
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Watch as Paula Vennells gave evidence at the Post Office Horizon IT inquiry on Wednesday (22 May).



Watch: Aerials of central London as Sunak calls snap general election
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 21:06:53 GMT
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Watch aerials of central London after Rishi Sunak announced a general election for Thursday 4 July.



Royal news a live: King Charles and family cancel string of engagements following election announcement
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 21:04:25 GMT
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King and Queen send asincere apologiesa to those affected



General election polls: Are Labour or the Conservatives on track to win in July?
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 19:49:53 GMT
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What the latest polls say as Rishi Sunak settles on a snap general election



Rishi Sunak explains why he chose July general election date
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 19:44:44 GMT
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Rishi Sunak has explained why he has chosen 4 July as the date for the general election.



Rishi Sunak announces 4 July general election
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 19:44:02 GMT
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Prime minister has ended months of speculation over the general election date as the country prepares to go to the polls on 4 July



Starmer outlines three reasons public should vote Labour in July general election
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 19:21:57 GMT
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Sir Keir Starmer set out three reasons he believed why the public should vote for Labour on 4 July as he responded to Rishi Sunakas general election date announcement on Wednesday, 22 May.



Paula Vennells cries at Post Office scandal inquiry and admits evidence to MPs was untrue
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 19:16:03 GMT
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Disgraced former boss of the Post Office apologises to subpostmasters for their suffering during the Horizon IT scandal



A UK election has been called for the first time in five years. Hereas what you need to know
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 18:02:46 GMT
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On July 4, the United Kingdom will hold its first election in five years in a country reeling from the cost-of-living crisis, the fallout from Israel-Hamas conflict and deep divisions over how to deal with migrants and asylum seekers crossing the English Channel from Europe on small inflatable boats



aOverpaid and under-qualifieda: Sub-postmastersa scorn at Paul Vennellas acrocodile tearsa
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 17:46:06 GMT
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Paula Vennells broke down in tears on a number of occasion during first day of testimony at Horizon inquiry



Key takeaways from Rishi Sunakas general election announcement
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 17:36:59 GMT
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Rishi Sunak has announced the general election will take place on Thursday 4 July.



Polling guru John Curticeas general election prediction for abrave or foolhardya Rishi Sunak
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 17:36:28 GMT
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Polling guru John Curtice gives his views on Rishi Sunak and Sir Keir Starmeras chances in the general election on 4 July



Met Office warns aworst is yet to comea as UK deluged by heavy rain and thunderstorms
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 17:34:17 GMT
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Miserable forecast comes as top climate change scientists warned climate change has made downpours across the UK more intense



Watch from Downing Street on day Sunak announced general election date
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 17:31:51 GMT
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Watch from Downing Street on the day that Rishi Sunak announced a general election for Thursday 4 July.



Keir Starmer shares one-word message in response to Rishi Sunakas snap election announcement
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 17:24:54 GMT
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Sir Keir Starmer said it was time for achangea as he responded to Rishi Sunakas snap general election announcement.



Can I still vote in the July general election if I am on holiday?
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 17:21:34 GMT
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Rishi Sunak has called a summer election - but many people will be jetting off on their holidays by then



Rishi Sunakas speech in full as prime minister announces a general election for July
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 17:11:29 GMT
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Rishi Sunak has called a surprise general election for July 4



Watch: Keir Starmer responds to Rishi Sunakas general election announcement
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 17:09:25 GMT
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Sir Keir Starmer responded to Rishi Sunak's snap general election announcement in a short press conference on Wednesday evening (22 May).



aThings Can Only Get Bettera: Rishi Sunakas election announcement drowned out by Blairas 1997 theme tune
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 17:08:42 GMT
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The prime ministeras attempt to announce a general election for July 4 was disrupted by a protester blaring the song through a loudspeaker



Heavier rain downpours will mean food shortages and hit farm animals, union warns
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 17:04:48 GMT
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Consumers will face less choice, and more produce will be imported as flooding worsens, say farmers



July 4 general election: Postal vote rules and everything else you need to know
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 17:00:31 GMT
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What ID will voters need on election day and can you postal vote?



Ask John Rentoul anything as Rishi Sunak calls July 4 snap election
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 16:57:28 GMT
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After months of speculation we now know when the UK will head to the polls. The Independentas chief political commentator John Rentoul is here to answer all your election questions



King Charles to dissolve parliament for his first general election as monarch
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 16:54:43 GMT
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King Charles will dissolve parliament on May 30 for a July 4 general election



General Election 2024: What are the key Labour and the Conservative manifesto promises?
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 16:50:10 GMT
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Rishi Sunak has called a snap general election for July



Mapped: All the MPs standing down at the next election
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 16:48:54 GMT
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More than 100 MPs have decided to quit ahead of the next general election



Watch: Blairas landslide victory song interrupts Sunak election announcement
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 16:44:27 GMT
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Rishi Sunakas general election announcement speech was drowned out by someone loudly playing Tony Blairas campaign song.



Watch: Rishi Sunak announces July 4 general election date after months of denial
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 16:27:44 GMT
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Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has today (22 May) announced the date of the next UK general election after months of speculation.



General election 2024: Which party is leading on the key issues like health and the economy?
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 16:25:32 GMT
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As the prime minister fires the starting gun on the campaign, what are the policies that will determine the result of this vote?



Nursery manager jailed for manslaughter after strapping baby to bean bag for being atoo demandinga
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 16:08:40 GMT
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Deputy nursery manager Kate Roughley apersecuteda baby Genevieve for not sleeping enough, a trial heard



Paula Vennells a live: Ex-Post Office boss accused of acrocodile tearsa as she struggles at Horizon inquiry
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 15:59:00 GMT
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Long periods of silence as former Post Office boss struggles to answer question about the organisation she once headed up



Is Rishi Sunak about to call a general election a and when is the latest it could be?
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 15:57:09 GMT
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The Independent looks at when the UK will likely have a general election as speculation continues to mount



Sand silhouettes on UK beach mark 80th anniversary of D-Day landings
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 15:51:54 GMT
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Silhouettes of 80 soldiers were etched on the sand of a beach in the town of Broadstairs, Kent, on Wednesday 22 May, ahead of the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings.



Subpostmistress who apaid backa APS70,000 to Post Office says they accused her children of stealing
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 15:21:30 GMT
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The Post Office accused a subpostmistressas teenagers of breaking into to a branch safe



Emotional moment as MP Craig Mackinlay who lost his hands and feet to sepsis returns to parliament
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 15:08:18 GMT
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MPs stood and cheered as MP Craig Mackinlay entered the Commons



Police chiefs defy calls to arrest fewer people to ease prison overcrowding
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 14:27:03 GMT
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The Met said they will anever agreea to pause arrests while Hampshire Constabulary vowed to continue arelentlessly pursuing criminalsa



Grenfell survivors could be forced to wait until 2027 for justice, police reveal
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 13:46:43 GMT
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Met has so far spent APS107.3 million on the inquiry, and there are 180 investigators currently working on the case



Shapps warns lethal equipment being flown from China to Russia into Ukraine
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 13:43:19 GMT
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China is providing a route for Russia to stock up on weapons for the Ukraine war, Grant Shapps has warned



Dutch coalition government dominated by an anti-Islam party struggles to find prime minister
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 13:28:21 GMT
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The parties that agreed to form a Dutch coalition dominated by the far right are struggling to find a prime minister


Chilling moment teenager armed with machete shot in church car park
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 12:46:32 GMT
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This is the moment a gunman shot a teenager as violence flared at a church car park in Birmingham.



Bodies of two women found in Nottingham home lay undiscovered for some time
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 12:32:19 GMT
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Police do not believe the deaths are suspicious at this stage as they enlist help of forensic pathologist



Woman who carried placard depicting Sunak and Braverman as coconuts charged with hate crime
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 12:31:38 GMT
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Ms Hussain is due to appear at Wimbledon Magistratesa Court on 26 June.



Paula Vennells accused of asking team to adig intoa dead manas records
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 12:20:48 GMT
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The former Post Office chief was quizzed about an email she sent after Martin Griffithsa suicide attempt suggesting she had heard about aprevious mental health and family issuesa



Tory MP Craig Mackinlay makes sepsis plea to Commons as doctors who saved his life watch on
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 12:11:26 GMT
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Craig Mackinlay thanked his family and NHS staff in an emotional speech as he returned to parliament following his battle with sepsis.



MP targeted in hate attack makes urgent plea as she reads out abusive email she received to Rishi Sunak
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 12:05:29 GMT
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SNP MP Alison Thewliss read out a hate message she received as she called on Rishi Sunak to ban misogynists from entering the UK.



Watch: Sunak faces Starmer at PMQs after declaring inflation aback to normala
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 11:40:53 GMT
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Watch as Rishi Sunak faces Sir Keir Starmer at Prime Ministeras Questions on Wednesday 22 May.



Jeremy Huntas phone rings after he asays wrong thinga during live Martin Lewis interview
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 11:33:39 GMT
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This is the funny moment Jeremy Huntas phone rings during his live TV interview with Martin Lewis.



Nations agree to develop shared risk thresholds for AI as Seoul summit closes
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 11:33:12 GMT
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Twenty-seven nations, including the UK and US, as well as the EU have signed up to the new agreement.


Watch: Tory MP who lost all four limbs to sepsis receives standing ovation as he returns to Commons
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 11:20:00 GMT
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Craig Mackinlay received a standing ovation as he made his return to the House of Commons on Wednesday 22 May.



UK interest rate cut more likely in August as inflation falls less than expected to 2.3% in April
Date: Wed, 22 May 2024 11:08:58 GMT
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Getting inflation down to 2 per cent is a key target for the Bank of England